Pathophysiology of Stroke 11_19_12

Question 1 which of her risk factors is not

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Question 1 Which of her risk factors is not modifiable?
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Question 2 What is JL’s annual risk of stroke according to her CHADS2 score? a) 0 b) 1 c) 2 d) 3 e) 4
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Question 3 Which of the following risk factors included in the CHA2DS2-VASc score does JL have? a) Vascular disease b) Age c) Sex category d) a & b e) b & c
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Case JL’s ECG revealed atrial fibrillation and her CT scan the following day showed evidence of an infarct in her left middle cerebral artery. She was subsequently diagnosed with an acute ischemic stroke
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Question 4 Which of the following is true regarding the pathophysiology of JL’s stroke? a) Her stroke may cardioembolic because of her history of atrial fibrillation b) Her stroke may be related to the aspirin she was taking c) Her stroke may be due to atherosclerotic plaque rupture since she has hyperlipidemia d) a & c
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